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Top 100 Highest Paying Jobs in St. Louis, MO-IL

The top 100 highest paying jobs in St. Louis, MO-IL (ranked by annual average salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid workers) and the number of employment of each job in St. Louis, MO-IL are also shown. We note from the table that the highest paying profession in St. Louis, MO-IL is other specialist dentist with an average annual salary of $201,690. The second highest paying job is chief executive (average salary $192,520). The salary and the employment information in St. Louis, MO-IL is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Jobs in St. Louis, MO-IL

Job Description Average Salary i # of Empl i
1 Other Specialists Dentists
$201,690
0
2 Chief Executives
$192,520
2,340
3 Architectural and Engineering Managers
$145,030
1,450
4 Purchasing Managers
$135,520
730
5 Sales Managers
$131,620
3,510
6 Financial Managers
$131,010
4,830
7 Computer and Information Systems Managers
$129,670
3,170
8 Marketing Managers
$126,380
1,690
9 Compensation and Benefits Managers
$124,570
150
10 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
$119,600
30
11 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
$115,640
510
12 Natural Sciences Managers
$115,530
400
13 Human Resources Managers
$113,160
980
14 Training and Development Managers
$110,750
230
15 Advertising and Promotions Managers
$110,630
200
16 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
$103,670
100
17 Petroleum Engineers
$99,560
60
18 General and Operations Managers
$97,150
22,140
19 Industrial Production Managers
$97,100
1,850
20 Medical and Health Services Managers
$96,810
3,060
21 Construction Managers
$96,450
1,650
22 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
$96,310
2,430
23 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
$95,350
1,350
24 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$95,030
30
25 Other Designers
$88,060
110
26 Power Distributors and Dispatchers
$87,540
60
27 Administrative Services Managers
$87,120
2,860
28 Ship Engineers
$85,470
50
29 All Other Managers
$85,150
3,820
30 Other Education Administrators
$79,080
190
31 Postsecondary Education Administrators
$78,880
1,080
32 Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers
$75,530
140
33 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
$75,200
100
34 Nurse Midwives
$73,480
80
35 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
$69,760
3,090
36 Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$68,140
50
37 Cost Estimators
$67,950
2,580
38 Gaming Managers
$67,570
40
39 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$67,160
5,140
40 Compliance Officers
$65,140
2,270
41 Emergency Management Directors
$63,720
50
42 Gas Plant Operators
$62,460
50
43 Postsecondary Social Work Teachers
$61,660
70
44 Farm Products Buyers and Purchasing Agents
$61,450
70
45 Human Resources Specialists
$61,110
5,830
46 Bridge and Lock Tenders
$60,750
40
47 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers
$60,430
40
48 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
$59,500
3,370
49 Postsecondary Architecture Teachers
$58,770
30
50 Mechanical Door Repairers
$56,870
0
51 Social and Community Service Managers
$56,460
830
52 Roofers Helpers
$55,380
0
53 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
$55,360
1,750
54 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
$54,950
3,250
55 Hearing Aid Specialists
$52,730
40
56 Funeral Service Managers
$52,490
90
57 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
$49,820
4,640
58 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
$49,280
50
59 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
$48,960
40
60 First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers
$48,630
400
61 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
$48,130
130
62 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
$47,600
40
63 Riggers
$45,950
60
64 Food Service Managers
$45,450
2,030
65 Property, Real Estate Managers
$45,020
1,650
66 Lodging Managers
$44,310
310
67 Conservation Scientists
$43,770
110
68 Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers
$39,180
180
69 Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators
$39,110
360
70 Athletes and Sports Competitors
$38,600
490
71 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
$38,510
1,940
72 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
$38,230
200
73 All Occupations
$37,910
1,356,630
74 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
$37,090
80
75 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
$36,260
70
76 Avionics Technicians
$36,160
180
77 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
$34,990
280
78 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
$34,680
2,460
79 All other assemblers and fabricators
$34,500
9,370
80 Upholsterers
$33,900
190
81 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
$33,230
0
82 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
$32,510
50
83 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
$32,140
50
84 Extraction Workers Helpers
$32,070
80
85 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
$31,650
1,950
86 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
$31,520
60
87 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
$31,000
60
88 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
$30,450
140
89 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
$29,480
60
90 Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons Helpers
$28,580
80
91 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$25,850
60
92 Other Woodworkers
$25,110
30
93 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
$23,720
50
94 Tour and Travel Guides
$23,390
660
95 Sewers, Hand
$22,210
0
96 Other Religious Workers
$19,540
50
97 Legislators
$18,960
650

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